South Carolina Solar Energy News – December Edition

The following article contains important news about solar & renewable energy in South Carolina from the month of December. Contact the Southeast’s leading solar company Southern Current to learn about saving money by powering your home or business with clean, unlimited solar energy.

December News Solar Energy In South Carolina

TheTandD: 550 acre solar farm planned near Bowman

Our friends at Cypress Creek Renewables are investing $115 million dollars to build a 75-megawatt solar farm near Bowman! Scheduled to be completed by the summer of 2019, the project will generate power from sunlight which will be sold to South Carolina Electric & Gas and to help the utility serve customers during periods of high demand.

Southeast Energy News: Solar industry says $5.6B in Southeast projects threatened by tariff

An industry analysis says as much as $5.6 billion in solar investments and nearly 15,000 jobs in four Southeast states would be at risk if President Trump places tariffs on imported solar panels. The report supports a claim made earlier this month by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who told the U.S. Trade Representative that “any increase in solar panel prices will destroy billions of dollars’ worth of investment and result in thousands of job losses” in the state.

Join us in fighting together to protect the 370,000+ Americans who work in solar by contacting the Trump Administration and voicing your opposition to solar tariffs.


PV Magazine USA: SCEG hits solar goal three years early

In December local utility South Carolina Electric & Gas announced they had reached their goal of building 42 MW of utility-scale solar capacity three years ahead of schedule (original timeline called for projects to be commissioned by 2020). The achievement was celebrated on December 5th in conjunction with the commissioning of a new 1.62 MW Otarre Solar Park in Cayce.

A special solar net metering offer is available for SCE&G customers who add solar panels to their homes.

Southern Current Blog: End-of-Year Promo for Going Solar

Southern Current is now offering a special $500 Gift Card for customers who finalize contracts before the end of the year! Going solar offers a lifetime of rewards including lower power bills, higher home value, and numerous environmental benefits.

Save Money With Solar Energy In South Carolina

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